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Collapsed Building Kills Lagos Resident, 15 Rescued, Structure Pulled Down

Scene of the incident An abandoned two-storey building has been demoloshed by the Lagos State Government after a section of the structure collapsed around Haruna Bus Stop, in the Ikorodu area of the state. PUNCH Metro gathered that the section collapsed around 10pm on Monday. While no fewer than 12 occupants of the building were rescued, three were trapped. An immediate search-and-rescue operation by emergency management workers and residents led to the rescue of two of the trapped victims. However, the remains of 25-year-old Joseph Ilesanmi were extricated from the rubble on…

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EndSARS anniversary: Lagos police in show of force

Men of the Lagos state police command earlier today moved around with their vans and trucks in a show of force ahead of planned protests in the state tomorrow October20 to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the #EndSARS protest. It can be recalled that the EndSARS protest turned bloody on the 20th of October 2020, after it was hijacked by some thugs. Gunshots were fired after security agents stormed the Lekki tollgate where a majority of the protesters converged. To commemorate the incident, some activists have planned to stage a…

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How Power-drunk University Of Lagos Vice-Chancellor Ejected Me From My Residence Amid Court Case – Director Laments

Tunde Oloko, the Director of Works of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), has accused the Vice-Chancellor of the institution of contempt of court and lawlessness, according to SaharaReporters. According to him, the VC, Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, ordered that he be thrown out of the apartment despite an ongoing lawsuit. Oloko said he was thrown out of his official residence by security operatives adding that the property had been sealed with some of his belongings inside. This was contained in a “save our soul” message he sent out and obtained by…

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#EndSARS Anniversary: They Killed Innocent Souls And A Year Later, No One Has Been Punished – Falz Blows Hot

Ahead of the very 1st anniversary of the October 20 2020 #EndSARS protest in Lagos where gunshots were fired at protesters at the Lekki tollgate, popular Nigerian singer Falz has said Nigerian youths will not be silenced by anyone. In a post shared on his Instagram page this evening, the singer reacted to the decision of the state Commissioner of Police barring interested persons from staging any EndSARS remembrance protest. Falz in his post said innocent people were killed just because they were asking not to be killed or brutalized”.…

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11-year-old Girl Escapes Eight days After She Was Allegedly Abducted In Lagos

Franca Ene Odeh An 11-year-old girl who was abducted and declared missing in Lagos has fled the kidnapper’s den. It was gathered that the girl identified as Franca Ene Odeh from Benue state was declared missing in Ajah area of Lagos State last week Tuesday.   According to one Juliet Adakole, who confirmed the latest development, the girl was abducted and had escaped from the kidnappers on Wednesday, September 29. “Good evening my beloved people. This girl in this post was kidnapped in Lagos State since last week Tuesday. But…

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Six out of 10 DNA-tested children in Nigeria not fathered by their biological father – Geneticist

Abiodun Salami, a senior geneticist with DNA Centre for Paternity Test in Ikeja, Lagos state, says that six out of every 10 kids that have been brought for DNA testing have turned out to not be the biological children of their father. He made the revelation in a recently published interview with Premium Times. Read some excerpts from the interview below: There appears to be renewed interest in DNA testing in Nigeria. Why do you think this is happening? Salami: Well, there are several reasons. The first reason is immigration…

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Update: Lagos Police Release Lady Involved In Office S3x With DPO

Jennifer Madueke, the 29-year-old lady who was detained by the Lagos State Police Command over the missing pistol of Divisional Police Officer, CSP Adegoke Atilade has been released. The police also removed Atilade as the DPO of the Denton Police Station, Ebute Meta. A resident in the Ebute Meta area confirmed that a new DPO, Segun Abifarin, has replaced Atilade, PUNCH reports. Atilade arrested Madueke over his missing gun and transferred her to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba, after detaining her for three days at the Denton…

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OAP, Nedu’s Ex-Wife Uzoamaka Grilled By Police And Barred From Tackling Him On Social Media

According to a report by The PUNCH, the Lagos State Police Command has grilled Ms. Uzoamaka Ohiri, ex-wife of comedian Chinedu Ani, a.k.a Nedu, for three days and had also asked her to stop posting comments on social media about her ex-husband, The PUNCH has learnt. The investigation of Ohiri, it was learnt, was sequel to a petition against her by her ex-husband, Nedu. In a letter of invitation with reference letter CR:3000/LSX/D10/Vol.3/71 which was signed by Fayoade Adegoke, the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the State Criminal…

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Court of Appeal stops states from collecting VAT

A Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has stopped the governments of Rivers and Lagos from collecting Value Added Taxes (VAT), pending the determination of an appeal filed by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The appellate court which said the order was to preserve the ‘Res’ (subject matter) of the appeal before it, gave the order on Friday, September 10. This came after Attorney-General of Lagos state, Moyosore Onigbanjo informed the court of an application for the Lagos state government to be joined as a co-respondent in the appeal…

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Lagos DPO Loses Gun After Alleged Office Sex, Detains Lover

File photo Jennifer Madueke, a woman, has been detained by the Lagos State Police Command over a missing service pistol belonging to the Denton Divisional Police Officer, CSP Adegoke Akinlade, according to PUNCH Metro. It was gathered that the 29-year-old woman, after spending three days in a detention facility at the Denton Police Station, Ebute Meta, Lagos, where she was allegedly tortured to confess to the crime, was transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba. It was learnt that Madueke and Akinlade once dated and separated after the…

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